Garden to Cup – A history of tea !

A piping hot cup of tea is something we routinely drink and also offer any and every guest. In fact, it is so common a courtesy, that not being offered a cup of tea would seem rude to many people! Let us see how tea began it’s journey in the jungles of Assam as a … Continue reading Garden to Cup – A history of tea !

Chilarai – The swift – as – a- kite Koch warrior

The Senapati of the kingdom of Koch Behar led many victorious military campaigns. He also gave protection to Shrimant Shankaradeva and rebuilt the destroyed Kamakhya temple in Guwahati. Read more about him in this article by me , originally published in DNA : Chilarai - Swift as a kite Koch warrior

ACROSS BRAHMAPUTRA WITH WARRIOR LACHIT BORPHUKAN

The great Assamese general knew his terrain, the brave river, the Mughals, and his battles well. Aneesh Gokhale follows his hero, this time, on foot in Guwahati, and returns drenched in history. Read my full article about my trip to Guwahati to learn about Lachit Barphukan at Creatuve India -->  Across Brahmaputra with Lachit Borphukan My book … Continue reading ACROSS BRAHMAPUTRA WITH WARRIOR LACHIT BORPHUKAN

Rudra Singha – Plan to invade Bengal

The great Ahom king Rudra Singha had mobilised 4 lakh soldiers to invade Mughal-ruled Bengal, but his untimely death at Guwahati stalled the campaign Read my full article in DNA Newspaper  - Rudra Singha Check out my book on Lachit Barphukan at Amazon India

Why have I chosen to write “Brahmaputra”

Do check out this great animation on Lachit Barphukan of which I was happy to be a part in providing the info . Many thanks to Akshay Joshi for the same. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fOayADK5NY Book : Brahmaputra Pgs : 232  , Price : Rs 250 Available on Amazon India   and  Flipkart Why have I chosen to write a … Continue reading Why have I chosen to write “Brahmaputra”

Brahmaputra – Sample pages

BRAHMAPUTRA – The Story of Lachit Barphukan, Assamese contemporary of Chhatrapati Shivaji  Purchase on Amazon India Chapter 1 Jayadhwaj Singha Jayadhwaj Singha, king of the Ahoms, was wearing the ochre coloured robes of a simple soldier. His sword, a weapon with a long hilt and a straight blade called a heng dang which denoted his … Continue reading Brahmaputra – Sample pages

Reader reviews – Brahmaputra .

Few reviews of " Brahmaputra - The Story of Lachit Barphukan, Assamese contemporary of Chhatrapati Shivaji." written by readers   Book available for Purchase from Amazon India  1) By Melroy Pinto , Goa  Dear Aneesh, First of all let me congratulate you on doing something many have dreamed of (including me) but have never succeeded … Continue reading Reader reviews – Brahmaputra .